There was a wave of excitement as the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, donated N15 million to shop owners whose shops were burnt at Akere Spare Parts Market, Ajegunle in the Apapa area of Lagos State.
On Wednesday morning, a fire broke out at the Spare Parts Market, destroying goods worth millions of naira.
In the video shared online, the governorship candidate, who visited the scene, was filmed whispering to the man next to him. The man then announced the donation saying, “ He gave us N15 million naira to ….”
The cheers from the crowd drowned the rest of the announcement as the excited traders lifted Rhodes-Vivour in appreciation.(www.naija247news.com)
By Peter Okafor